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SENIOR TECHNICAL TEST ANALYST

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jason Romayne

  • Contact email:

    jromayne@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35349_1633597819

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Senior Technical Test Analyst
Location: Edinburgh (hybrid working 1-2 days in the office)
Salary: £45-55k DOE + great benefits package

Fantastic opportunity to work with a leading investment management firm in Edinburgh within their test team. Your role would involve providing expert test guidance, support and delivery to the business, development and support functions throughout the lifecycle of the software solutions. Depending on your experience, you will either help build the performance testing function and / or support delivery of the more established test automation agenda.

Responsibilities
* Analysis of requirements (functional / non-functional)
* Create data mining / manipulation queries to support test prep and execution.
* Produce, maintain, and communicate the following test artefacts: concise Test Level progress metrics, progress reports and completion reports.
* Articulate Environment requirements for a testing
* Provide day to day support and guidance in test principles, techniques, and tools to other Test Team members; essentially assuming a coaching / mentoring role.
* Create opportunities to increase efficiency, consistency, and value of testing
* Produce, maintain, and communicate the following test artefacts: concise Test Level progress metrics, progress reports and completion reports.


General Skills / Tools
* Ability to interact and influence Business and Project Managers
* Ability to interact and influence Technical staff
* Excellent analytical skills
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
* Defect Management
* Intermediate SQL
* Microsoft Developer & Test Tools e.g., TFS / ADO


Automation Skills / Tools
* Selenium
* Proficient in object-oriented programming (C# desirable)
* FitNesse
* ReadyAPI / SoapUI (desirable)
Familiarity ADO Build Pipelines (desirable
Performance Skills / Tools
* JMeter or other performance tooling
* Application Monitoring tool(s)
* ReadyAPI / LoadUI
* SolarWinds (desirable)


Great working environment and package on offer and an real opportunity for an experienced test analyst to shape the direction of the function. Apply now if interested.